Allen Toussaint, who has died at 77, was always content to work behind the scenes – until a devastating storm swept him from New Orleans.
Something Else! Interviews
Stanley Clarke made a key assist on Paul McCartney’s ‘Pipes of Peace,’ released Oct. 31, 1983. He tells us why those sessions were among his favorites.
Salvador Santana has grown up to be far more than just the son of Carlos Santana – though that’s a role he clearly relishes nevertheless.
Michael J. McEvoy joins us to discuss working with famous acts like Steve Winwood, how nature sparks his muse and the death of the American dream.
Frankie Ennui, Chuck Roast and EJ Emmons join us to discuss the history of Suburban Lawns, a long-overdue reissue and their missing frontwoman.
Ola Onabule has released eight albums in a career stretching more than two decades, yet there remains about him a sense of fierce independence.
Billy Sherwood on replacing Chris Squire, solo work + what’s next for Yes: Something Else! Interview
Billy Sherwood recently found himself in a position that was both enviable and deeply sad: Replacing his mentor Chris Squire in Yes.
‘Time,’ released on Oct. 10, 1995, became Fleetwood Mac’s first-ever U.S. chart failure. Dave Mason joins us to explain what went wrong.
Turns out, John Lennon – who would have been 75 today – was just as mercurially intriguing to his sidemen as he was to everyone else.
Guitarist Andy Summers joins us to discuss the Police’s breakthrough album ‘Reggatta de Blanc,’ released on Oct. 2, 1979.